DeKalb County to host free Netball America program, leadership skills training for girls


Kickoff set Aug. 21 at Wade Walker Park



DECATUR, GADeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs is partnering with Netball America-Be An Inspiration GoGirlGo! Atlanta to provide a program that will teach the skills of the globally popular sport of netball and enhance athletic fundamentals while participating in fun leadership and empowerment activities.

The county will kick off the program on Aug. 21, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Wade Walker Park, 5585 Rockbridge Road, Stone Mountain.

Mark your calendar to attend this fun-filled free event that will include an exhibition game of netball, coaches training, free giveaways, and registration for this upcoming season. Participants are encouraged to become a part of this dynamic free eight-week program for girls ages 9 to 18 starting Aug. 23.

Participants also will learn the importance of nutrition, team unity, self-confidence and critical thinking.

All registered participants will receive giveaways, backpacks, water bottles and athletic wear.

The program will take place at the following locations and times:

Tuesday and Thursday

6:30 – 8 p.m.,

starting Aug. 24, 2021

Redan Recreation Center,

1839 Phillips Road,

Lithonia, GA 30058


Monday and Wednesday

5 – 6:30 p.m.,

starting Aug. 23, 2021

Midway Recreation Center,

3181 Midway Road,

Decatur, GA 30032



For more information, contact LaShanda Davis, Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs public relations specialist, at 404-710-6331 or register at BAI Atlanta GoGirlGo! – Netball America.




Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

About us

On Common Ground News is published daily by On Common Ground, Inc (OCGNEWS.COM). The newspaper serves DeKalb, Gwinnett, Rockdale and Metro Atlanta.

The opinions expressed by writers and contributors are not necessarily those of the publisher or the newspaper’s advertisers.

No portion of this newspaper may be reproduced in any form without the written permission of the publisher.

We reserve the right to reject material and advertisements we deem inappropriate.

On Common Ground News
P.O. Box 904
Lithonia, GA 30058

(770) 679-5607

Latest News

By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: On Common Ground News, 1240 Sigman Road, Conyers, GA, 30012, You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact